Category: Out and About

Leaving Japan Temporarily? Your FAQs Answered [Updated 2022]
Out and About, Life in Japan April 15th, 2022

Leaving Japan Temporarily? Your FAQs Answered [Updated 2022]

What to do with your bills, mail, plants, housekeeping, and other frequently asked questions related to leaving Japan for a couple of months.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
Best Fall Activities for Families with Kids in Tokyo
Out and About, Life in Japan October 14th, 2021

Best Fall Activities for Families with Kids in Tokyo

A wide array of activities for families with kids in Tokyo, from fishing to Segway to niche amusement parks and more!
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
English Meditation and Mindfulness Experiences and Classes in Tokyo
Out and About, Life in Japan October 6th, 2021

English Meditation and Mindfulness Experiences and Classes in Tokyo

What we're all searching for—inner calm. Here's a list that might help.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
The Best Golf Courses in Japan: Top 8 List
Out and About July 20th, 2021

The Best Golf Courses in Japan: Top 8 List

Japan has created golfing destinations that have achieved spots on top 100 lists worldwide. Here is a list of the top 8 golf courses in Japan that are worthy of your consideration.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
10 Best Instagram Accounts for #JapanLife Nerds
Out and About, Life in Japan July 6th, 2021

10 Best Instagram Accounts for #JapanLife Nerds

From Instagram accounts that offer a window into life in Japan to Instagrammers who provide comedic relief, we have you covered. Check out 10 of our faves!
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Best Work Cafes with Power + Free Wi-Fi in Tokyo
Out and About July 5th, 2021

Best Work Cafes with Power + Free Wi-Fi in Tokyo

Today, we have rounded up our favorite not-Starbucks cafes that have power outlets and free Wi-Fi. These are all work-friendly places that are roomy enough for you to take out your laptop and large enough so there will not be a line waiting for your seat immediately after you get settled. 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Tokyo-Based Luxurious Outdoor Options to Inspire Your Weekend Plans
Out and About, Life in Japan June 30th, 2021

Tokyo-Based Luxurious Outdoor Options to Inspire Your Weekend Plans

5 hand-selected options for those looking for holiday vibes packed into the space of a weekend—all accessible from Tokyo.
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MailMate Team
MailMate Team  Executive Updates
Secrets to the Hive Jinnan's Top-Rated Coworking Space
Out and About, Interviews April 27th, 2021

Secrets to the Hive Jinnan's Top-Rated Coworking Space

Q&A with the Community Lead at the Hive Jinnan, to discover the secrets of the Hive's consistently 5-star reviews and their growing popularity in Shibuya. 
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MailMate Team
MailMate Team  Executive Updates
The Latest COVID-19 Travel Information for Japan
Out and About, Life in Japan April 12th, 2021

The Latest COVID-19 Travel Information for Japan

The latest COVID travel information for Japan in 2021—what you should know before your next flight to or from Tokyo. Official bulletins, links to government sources, and more.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
Your Guide to the Best Whisky Bars in Tokyo
Out and About November 13th, 2020

Your Guide to the Best Whisky Bars in Tokyo

From finding a whisky bar for date night to locating the best whisky bar in Tokyo, this guide helps you uncover Japan's top whisky bars.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist